Designing With Type

Designing With Type

The Essential Guide to Typography

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The classic Designing with Type has been completely redesigned, with an updated format and full color throughout. New information and new images make this perennial best-seller an even more valuable tool for anyone interested in learning about typography. The fifth edition has been integrated with a convenient website,, where students and teachers can examine hundreds of design solutions and explore a world of typographic information. First published more than thirty-five years ago, Designing with Type has sold more than 250,000 copies—and this fully updated edition, with its new online resource, will educate and inspire a new generation of designers.

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This textbook introduces students of graphic design to the basics of typography. It can also serve as a reference for professionals already working in the field. Craig (The Cooper Union) covers the history and practice of typography, from the earliest origins of the alphabet through contemporary design. Now featuring full color illustrations, the fifth edition of this classic text (first published in 1971) has been revised and updated to reflect recent technological advances. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, c2006
Edition: 5th ed.
ISBN: 9780823014132
Characteristics: 175 p. : ill. (mostly col.) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Scala, Irene Korol
Bevington, William


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